IRS Simplifies Tax Deposit Rules for Small Businesses IR-2004-143 — Increasing the minimum threshold for unemployment deposits reduces burden for more than 4 million small businesses. IRS Officials Urge Care for Those Making a Car Donation; New Law Changes Rules at End of the Year IR-2004-142 — With tax law changes affecting charitable donations, taxpayers can find the answers from the IRS and state agencies. IRS and Treasury Issue Proposed Regulations on Partnership Transfers IR-2004-141 — Regulations on determining when a transfer of consideration constitutes a disguised sale of a partnership interest. IRS Names Henry V. Singleton Industry Director of Retailers, Food, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare IR-2004-140 — IRS Appoints Henry V. Singleton to lead office to specialize in retail, food, pharmaceutical, and healthcare industry issues. 2005 Standard Mileage Rates Set IR-2004-139—The Standard Mileage Rate has been increased by 3 cents. Treasury and IRS Issue Guidance on New Requirements for Disclosing Reportable Transactions IR-2004-138 — The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 provides new rules relating to tax shelters. $73 Million in Refund Checks Go Undelivered IR-2004-137 — The IRS is looking for more than 87,000 taxpayers whose refunds checks were returned to the agency. IRS and Puerto Rico Announce Partnership IR-2004-136 — This is the latest development in an effort to enable federal, state and commonwealth tax agencies to combat abusive tax avoidance transactions. IRS Selects Three New ETAAC Members IR-2004-135 — Nora Daly, James Gottfried, and Linda Lueck join the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). IRS Reminds Certain Taxpayers of Nov. 10 Deadline IR-2004-134 — U.S. Uniformed Services and Foreign Service personnel are reminded that Nov. 10 is the deadline to file amended returns to recoup capital gains taxes paid on the sale of a personal residence. IRS Revises Application Form for Charitable Organizations IR-2004-133 — New form streamlines application process and will help IRS spot potentially abusive charities. IRS Seeks Applications for TE/GE Advisory Committee 2004 IR-2004-132 — Committee provides avenue for public input into critical tax administration areas. News Release and Fact Sheet Archive Find an archive of news releases and fact sheets from November 2002 and news releases and a listing of fact sheets from 1997.